Five Predictions For 2021
We see a year of positive change for learners—but their leaders must act boldly
The COVID-19 pandemic transformed not only how people live and work—but also how they learn, develop skills, and grow. And while we’ve endured a year of challenges, there is a silver lining. The events of 2020 also prompted us to question norms, rethink how we’ve always done things, and speak up when needed.
As we look ahead to 2021, let’s build upon those silver linings.
In a special five-part series of Skillsoft’s podcast, The Edge, we’ve brought together five of our leaders who shared their predictions for 2021—key learning trends, challenges, and opportunities that call out for bold thinking and action.
A powerful shift to digital work, collaboration, and learning occurred in 2020—and it’s not going away. Skillsoft VP of Technology and Developer Products, Mike Hendrickson, discusses the technical and human skills workers must develop in 2021, as the pandemic’s next phase unfolds.
As leaders determine how their organizations will approach remote, on-site, and hybrid work in 2021, compliance training will be crucial. Skillsoft VP of Compliance Products, Norm Ford, shares insights on how learning can enable stronger cultures in 2021.
In 2021, more industries, organizations, and professions will need to throw out pre-pandemic era playbooks and learn to thrive with Agile.
Skillsoft Chief Technology Officer, Apratim Purakayastha, explains why a digitally-transformed economy is a perfect fit for agility.
Workers have something to prove; they’re building the skills to make huge contributions at work in 2021. VP and General Manager of Product and User Experience for SumTotal Systems, Debasis Dutta, describes how a blockchain-based system of digital credentials will energize workers to learn and grow.
To learn more about how work has irrevocably changed throughout 2020 and how the impacts will be carried into 2021 and beyond, read Skillsoft's Lean Into Learning report.